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Dragon Blood - Omnibus Audiobook

Dragon Blood - Omnibus

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Publisher's Summary

A thousand years have passed since a dragon has been seen in the world. Science and technology have replaced magic, which has dwindled until it has become little more than an element of myth and legend.

There are those who still have dragon blood flowing through their veins, distant descendants of the mighty creatures of old. These rare humans have the power to cast magic, the power to heal, and the power to craft alchemical weapons capable of starting wars...or ending them. But they are feared for those powers, and in recent centuries they have been hunted nearly to extinction.

The few remaining survivors must find a way to change how humanity perceives them or be lost to the world forever.

The Dragon Blood Omnibus includes three full-length novels of action, magic, and romance: Balanced on the Blade's Edge, book one; Deathmaker, book two; Blood Charged, book three.

©2014 Lindsay Buroker (P)2015 Podium Publishing

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    Steph Adams London, England 07/03/2016
    Steph Adams London, England 07/03/2016 Member Since 2016
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    "Frothy Fantasy"

    This is a rollicking swashbuckling tale of a sorceress out of time, a rakish pilot, and various sidekicks. The first book tells of Sardelle and her soul blade and how she encounters Ridge and there is quite a heavy emphasis on romantic connection between the protagonists.

    Book 2 tells of one of Ridge's squad and her battle to escape prison. Helping her is a pirate with the nickname Deathbringer.

    The third book brings them all together on a mission for the King although the emphasis is heavily on Ridge and Sardelle.

    This is no Way of Kings. It is an enjoyable romp with just enough background and description to get you into that world but nothing more. It made a nice change of pace from the intense epics of Brandon Sanderson that I had been listening to up till this point.

    A nice distracting listen to and I will get the next one in the series if that's any indication.

    The author took a little getting used to as she used quite harsh accents for some of the characters but after a while my ear got used to it. She's not the best reader I've heard but she wasn't awful either.

    All in all a reasonable series and worth a 'credit' from Audible.

    6 of 6 people found this review helpful
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    Derek 18/11/2015
    Derek 18/11/2015
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    "Great Adventure,"

    This story is just about perfect for me. Great characters, humour, romance, lots of action and adventure and I love the mixture magic and machines. Caitlin Davies's performance is superb, especially of the snarky Jaxi Character. Can't wait for the rest of the series to be added to Audible.

    8 of 9 people found this review helpful
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    Martin 09/06/2016
    Martin 09/06/2016
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    "funny"

    humour is prominent in these books. enjoyed them a lot. would have liked a forth book though.

    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
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    DR PHIL JENKIN 28/05/2016
    DR PHIL JENKIN 28/05/2016 Member Since 2015
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    "A good book to pass time amiably, not memorable."

    It was ok, but like so many stories you feel they have a good idea for a plot but then don't quite do it justice in the delivery. I also think some of the plot points needed a bit more contemplation.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Robsd 26/05/2016
    Robsd 26/05/2016
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    "Great Story"

    Thought the story was excellent and the idea of old and new eras merging was epic. But I struggled listening to this because I didn't quit take to the narrators voice.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Jade-Marie Wilding 09/05/2016 Member Since 2016
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    "really great story. looking forward to the next"

    great characters and fast pace story. sort of rushes the story towards the end of each book though.

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
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    Amazon Customer UK 09/05/2016
    Amazon Customer UK 09/05/2016
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    "Good listen"

    Good listen. Nice mix of sifi and fantasy. Character development and plot lines are good but nothing special.

    Worth a listen

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Mrs. V. McDowall 08/05/2016
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    "Good set of books"
    Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

    Lol 27 hr book you would fall asleep even though it's a great read


    Any additional comments?

    Book 1 and 3 were excellent book 2 not so much but it's hard for me to say as its more aimed at a female audience mabee it's just to girly for me .all in all the story is great and griping makes you want read the rest of the series and I am male

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Megan st génies, France 05/04/2016
    Megan st génies, France 05/04/2016 Member Since 2014
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    "easy lisent and a good buy"

    A little magic , à little action and a little romance make for a easy lisent. Don't think à would get the books separatly but the 3 are just perfect for a peek in to a new univers

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Ameworsey 14/03/2016
    Ameworsey 14/03/2016 Member Since 2014
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    "loved it! "

    I loved it captivating can't wait to get the next one to listen too whohoo

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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  • Belladeann
    BAKERSFIELD, CA, US
    06/09/15
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    "I Never Knew"

    I have never been an audio fan, preferring real books, our at least ebooks, but had to try the free offer. This brand of books is right up my ally, and HAD to have it. Actually my whole family has been taking turns listening, the story if so intriguing, and the narrator was utterly ridiculous!!! She used perfect voices and tones, that I was always sure would be lost without seeing the words, and the format! I'm very impressed, now just to get the rest if the series!! I just hope that it's the sane voice, it's almost like they are alive ..would be a shame if not, I think I would not listen but have to read them. Can't wait to see what happens next!!

    10 of 10 people found this review helpful
  • Amazon Customer
    Spring Creek, NV United States
    23/12/15
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    "Excellent"

    Well done story with excellent narratiion. The story(with snarkiness) and narration pulled me to this world of engines and magic.

    7 of 7 people found this review helpful
  • Joanne M.
    02/10/15
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    "Thoroughly entertaining"

    These are the first three books of a series of six. I hope the next in the series will be released soon. I found the story to be well written, attention grabbing, and very entertaining.

    There's magic but also things like old style fighter planes, which sounds like a strange combination, but the author makes it work. Well worth the credit.

    7 of 7 people found this review helpful
  • Curtis L. Robb
    29/09/15
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    "This was a very interesting and absorbing book."

    I really liked this book and all three stories. I hope the author keeps up the series. Great characters good plots. I really liked it and sometimes kept driving so I could hear more

    5 of 5 people found this review helpful
  • Lostime4me
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    24/08/15
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    "A HIDDEN JEWEL - CAN'T WAIT FOR THE REST!!!!"

    I just hate that 5 stars is all that I can award this series. I'd love to shout out to everyone who loves a good tale.........listen to this. Yes, get the full benefit & LISTEN not read.

    The story weaving is excellent but the audio enhances it to the NTH DEGREE. Caitlin Davies did an awesome job! Each character has their own voice and there were many many voices for her to do. Imagine doing individual voices & personalities for an entire fighter squadron along with the main characters and supporting characters. She even got her soulblade, Jaxi's voice at it's "snarky" best.

    What a Great Omnibus of books. I spent sleepless nights listening to this set of 3 books. The only thing wrong is that the remainder of the series isn't available on Audible YET.
    There are a few other books at audible by this author but not in this series...I CRAVE MORE. This series is a cross between life on other planets & magic. The author made it marry very well. It sort of reminded me of Jayne Ann Krentz/Jayne Castle books in the beginning years when I couldn't put them down.

    The shocker is that I got this 3 book set through Amazon for $.99 plus the extra few $$ [2.99] for the audible version [whispersync rocks on occasion]. I can't believe this series isn't flying off the shelves. Basically, $4 for 27.5 hours of bliss. This author was unknown to me prior to my listening to this audiobook but I plan to put Lindsay Boroker on my short list of authors & am eagerly waiting.

    It has been ages since I have enjoyed a series as much as this one. Oh, there have been a few that I have enjoyed quite a bit but Dragon Blood tops them all...and to think that I hardly paid anything for this much pleasure. Really, I wish I could tell the world about this series...I haven't been this excited in a long time.

    My only question is: How long do I have to wait for Patterns in the Dark (Dragon Blood, #4) & The Blade's Memory (Dragon Blood, #5)? I am like an addict that needs to know the rest of the story...I need that fix NOW. No, I don't want to read it. I want to hear the voices of all the supporting characters in Ridge's squadron. No, I NEED to hear Duck's country boy voice & the voice of Apex, his over educated priggish team mate & all the other wonderful voices that bring this series to life. Sardelle & Ridge have much more to offer me & I can see a long life in this series because the supporting characters are so interesting & all have their own stories that need to be heard. Tolemek must continue his quest because his sister will have a few surprises for him...I just know it.

    17 of 19 people found this review helpful
  • To
    13/07/16
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    "Loved It!!!!!!!!"

    I was not sure I was going to like the Dragon Blood series. I was so wrong. I was hanging on every word. I even listen every waking moment that I could. I can't. wait to start book four. Have to go now. Just finished downloading book 4.

    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
  • Kindle Customer
    Sandy OR.
    19/10/15
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    "Dragon Blood a Steampunk Adventure"
    Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

    Yes, it's a fun listen


    What did you like best about this story?

    A very enjoyable steampunk adventure, join Col. Bridgewater his crazy crew including pimples, apex, raptor, duck among others. Also a three hundred year old wizard and her sword (soul blade), the blade provides a sense of humorous dialogue. Such terms as soul schnitzel are included!


    What about Caitlin Davies’s performance did you like?

    Her ability to voice soo many characters.


    Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

    Nope far to long for one session.


    7 of 8 people found this review helpful
  • Tabitha Leech
    10/08/15
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    "Love Lindsay Buroker!"

    Lindsay's books are full of entertainment and personalities that draw you in. I love her strong female characters!

    7 of 8 people found this review helpful
  • Heather
    United States
    08/09/16
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    "Adore and love these books!!"

    I love not only the characters in the books but also the non stop action, fun, and witty humor that make these books a ten star listen rather than just five.
    The narrator does a fantastic job with the voices and the snarky attitudes of some of my favorites. I listened to Forgotten Ages first and absolutely fell head over heels for the trilogy so I was a little hesitant going into another by the same author thinking there is no way she can do any thing as good.
    She Did!!! it's different but just as fun!! Thank you for that!!! I'm off to listen to the fourth book Yay!!!
    if you like epic fantasy with Magic, fun, laughter, humor, sarcasm and a smidgen of a love story thrown in, this is your book.
    Well worth your money and or credit.

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
  • Amazon Customer
    14/07/16
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    " good story "

    Found I kept looking for opportunities to grab time to listen. Strong likable characters, liked the fact that they didn't just kill the enemy at every opportunity.

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful

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